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Is the Junk-Food Era Drawing to a Close?
Business  (tags: consumers, corporate, economy, health, marketing, money, world )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - motherjones.com
Not long ago, the great processed-food companies like Kraft and Kellogg's towered over the US food landscape like the high hat that adorned the head of Chef Boyardee, the iconic canned-spaghetti magnate whose empire is now owned by ConAgra.
Sign Onto EPA PETITION to Ban Pesticide That Harms ChildrenâEUR(TM)s Brains
Business  (tags: protection, humans, healthconditions, environment, society, safety, children, rights, sadness, law, news, interesting, humans, government, ethics, culture, crime, americans, dishonesty, abuse, risks, study, protection, prevention, health, food, corporate )

Robert
- 3 days ago - action.ufw.org
Home use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos was banned over a decade ago because science showed it harms to childrenâEUR(TM)s developing brains and nervous systems âEUR" including reduced IQ and increased risk of autism.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Undercover ExposéâEUR"Pigs Suffer and Die at Top Breeder
Business  (tags: lame and injured pigs are left to suffer, Nothing More Than Numbers, Widespread Misery, confined to crates, You Can Help!, activists, safety, sadness, violence, rights, treatment, healthcare, health, medicine, protection, disease, drugs, prevention, cor )

Kelly
- 15 days ago - secure.peta.org
A disturbing undercover investigation reveals that lame and injured pigs are left to suffer and that many pigs die at a worldwide leader in pig production. Their bodies and spirits are broken, and they need your help. You Can Help!
Stop Deceptive Juice Labeling.BLATANT DECEPTION!
Business  (tags: americans, business, ethics, food, government, health, protection, abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, law, lies, marketing, money, society )

Rose ann
- 30 days ago - forcechange.com
CampbellâEUR(TM)s discloses that their natural flavors may include meat, seafood, poultry, and dairy products. With these ingredients not specifically labeled, consumers are completely unaware of what they are consuming. BLATANT DECEPTION ON THE PUBLIC.
VICTORY**VICTORY 9 States That Have Banned Cruel Gestation Crates for Pigs
Business  (tags: business, americans, money, farming, law, lies, health, food, prevention, protection, prevention, protection, treatment, healthcare, health, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, protection, cruelty, slaughter, suffering, killed, killing, rescued, GoodNews, anima )

Kelly
- 30 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Since 95 percent of pork in the United States comes from factory farms, almost all sows are subjected to this kind of torture. On average, a sow breeds two times per year and lives until she is three or four.
Uniqlo Under Fire for 'Unsafe' Factories
Business  (tags: health, disease, risks, safety, corporate, Uniqlo, factories, workers, dangerous )

Naoko
- 44 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
Clothing giant Uniqlo has come under fire for buying supplies from Chinese factories accused of putting workers at risk in dangerous conditions, with sewage on the factory floor, extremely high temperatures and poor ventilation.
INDIA: ACTION FOR SURVIVORS ON 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF BHOPAL TRAGEDY
Business  (tags: disease, illness, health, dishonesty, corporate, india, Bhopal disaster, Take Action! )

Naoko
- 87 days ago - e-activist.com
In the dark of night, as December 2 rolled over into December 3, 1984 and nearby residents slept, toxic gas began leaking from a pesticide factory in Bhopal. Within three days, as many as 10,000 people had died in the central Indian town.
Sabra Hummus: Stop Mixing in the GMOs ACTION
Business  (tags: PepsiCo, Sabra, gmo ingredients, corporate, food, health )

Nancy
- 87 days ago - action.greenamerica.org
PepsiCo, which owns 50% of Sabra, recently made its Stacy's Pita Chips non-GMO. Now, Pepsi should make the hummus that goes with the chips non-GMO as well!
Petition: Tell Smithfield to Stop Giving Animals This Drug Banned in Much of the World! Change.Org
Business  (tags: smithfield, pigs, pork, ractopamine, drugs, food supply, animals, health )

Kathryn
- 89 days ago - change.org
Smithfield, one of the biggest meat companies in the world, is giving animals a drug that's not used in 160 countries because it risks public health and animal welfare while unnaturally accelerating weight gain in animals raised for meat.
TAKE ACTION - VIDEO - If You Still Go to Starbucks Get Ready to Never Want to Again
Business  (tags: GMO risks, Srarbucks, GMA, sustainability, ethics, corporate, profit over people, business, Howard Schultz, petition to sign, risks, warning, environment, health )

Jess
- 95 days ago - realfarmacy.com
You can take action now by sending your own letter or the template letter to Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz. Every Dollar Spent at Starbucks Supports GMO's, Empowers Monsanto and Hurts Grassroots GMO Labeling Efforts. Here's What They Don't Want You to Know
Self-Organised European Citizens' Initiative Against TTIP & CETA
Business  (tags: trades, business, environment, ethics, government, health, humans, interesting, news, protection, safety, society, world, corporate, employment, social, environmental, privacy )

Sara
- 135 days ago - action.sumofus.org
We want to prevent lowering of standards concerning employment, social, environmental, privacy and consumers and the deregulation of public services (such as water) and cultural assets from being deregulated in non-transparent negotiations.
World Food Day 2014 Toasts Family Farmers
Business  (tags: family farming, World Food Day, economy, ecosystems, globalwarming, food, health, family )

Nancy
- 135 days ago - foodtank.com
Today, the world puts 500 million family farmers in the spotlight in observance of World Food Day 2014. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has recognized family farmers as central to solving global hunger and malnutrition.
Monsanto Scandal Causes Reopening of US Investigation of GMO Wheat
Business  (tags: money, business, farming, Monsanto, gmo wheat, ethics, environment, health, food, ecosystems, environment, protection )

Nancy
- 144 days ago - nationofchange.org
The USDA revealed that genetically engineered wheat was discovered on a Montana farm after the trial period had run its course. This new GMO wheat scandal, with fingers pointed at Monsanto, is a "failed policy" that threatens farmers.
New Experimental GE Wheat Contamination in Montana Puts Wheat Farmers at Risk
Business  (tags: farming, gm wheat, Monsanto and noncompliance, USDA, business, environment, family, health )

Nancy
- 145 days ago - centerforfoodsafety.org
USDA records reveal that Monsanto has conducted 279 field tests of herbicide-resistant wheat on over 4,000 acres in 17 states since 1994. Monsanto has received at least 35 notices of noncompliance from 2010 through 2013, more than any other company.
Farming Systems Trial-30 Years
Business  (tags: organic farming, Rodale 30 year trial, business, health, ecosystems, environment, habitat, nature )

Nancy
- 147 days ago - rodaleinstitute.org
Organic farming uses 45% less energy and is more efficient. Conventional systems produce 40% more greenhouse gases. Organic farming systems are more profitable than conventional.
 

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